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Famous Developers Flex Their Creativity for WarioWare: D.I.Y.

As if I don’t have reason enough to buy WarioWare DIY, this sounds very awesome: Some of the video game industry’s brightest talents are contributing to a unique series of microgames for the upcoming WarioWareâ„¢: D.I.Y. game for the Nintendo DSâ„¢ family of products and the downloadable WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase game for the WiiWareâ„¢ service.

New Game Get seeks out Cave Story, Red Steel 2, and DSi XL

FINALLY, Cave Story comes out for WiiWare. Is it worth the wait and 1200 points? The big release coming this Sunday will be the new DSi XL. Along with it, Nintendo is releasing America’s Test Kitchen and WarioWare DIY. And now Nintendo is putting out Game & Watch titles for download, kinda makes me want a DSi. The other big DS releases this week are Shin Megami Tensei and Dawn of Heroes....

Nintendo Power got me excited for WarioWare DIY

This has happened to me a couple of times now: I know a game is coming out, it sounds interesting, but I never give it much thought.  Nintendo Power shows up in my mailbox, has a feature on said game, and I immediately pre-order it.  This time around it was WarioWare DIY for DS. Something about playing new mini-games, creating them, downloading them, and even playing them on my Wii got me really...

Bored? Hack your old DS to control a camera

Not sure I have the technical skills required to do this, but here’s an interesting use of the DS Lite as a DSLR camera controller.  Anyone out there have the necessary techniques or components to pull this one off?

Has the DS lost its luster?

While finishing up our quarterly TPS reports this month, rumor spread around Infendo headquarters that the DS just wasn’t being played that much anymore. Jack and Derek said they rarely touch theirs—even though touching is good. And I must admit I haven’t played DS as often as I used to. Is this because: Normalcy. The DS is almost six years old. Like all aging consoles, it’s na...

Here’s how you’ll play WarioWare D.I.Y on DS

I’m telling you, it’s all comedic mischief. Game drops March 28. Anyone buyin’?

Netflix on DS? This is Getting Ridiculous.

Just before last year’s GDC we saw hints of Netflix for the PS3 and Wii – by means of official Netflix surveys, testing the waters of the potential customer base.  The Wii solution is now a confirmed reality, and these survey suggestions are popping up again – this time for the Nintendo DS. Ever since Netflix poked a hole through Xbox Live’s “Exclusive” clause,...

Nintendo Spotting: Nothing to do but play Nintendo

“Give a man a single player game and he’ll play alone… Give a man a multiplayer game and he’ll find some friends…”

New Game Get heads to the North Pole with Sam & Max

This week’s big releases are on the Wii with new Japanese survival horror game Calling and the second collection of Sam & Max episodes. And it seems interesting that Final Fantasy II is being released today, no?

Dress your DS like Mario or Luigi

I’m posting this just because these look cool.  What do you think: Mario or Luigi?

Numbers

From Nintendo’s megaton presser yesterday, some numbers: Virtual Console now has 347 titles, WiiWare has 189, and DSiWare 12 76 Wii titles have sold in excess of 1 million copies 22 of which are first-party 54 of which were made by third-parties 108 DS titles have reached 1 million or more The DS number breaks down further into: 45 first-party and 63 third-party games There’s no “...

You call that Mario Kart? This is Mario Kart!

Bigger is better?